Credit Card Processing / Video Tips

Understanding NFC Payments

Today we wanted to clear up some things about NFC, or Near Field Communication, technology. What are the applications of this futuristic technology? And how will it affect your ability to accept payments in the future? Here’s everything you need to know.

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How Merchant Cash Advances Really Work

Merchant cash advances and loans are two different options available to merchants looking for extra funding, but many people don’t really understand what exactly makes cash advances an often preferred option. We hope this video helps merchants and storeowners make better decisions moving forward.

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Getting the Lowest Fees Possible

The goal of credit card processing is to accept more payments, thus boosting your company’s bottom-line, right? Well, with so many credit card companies out there trying to boost theirs, it often results in high processing fees for merchants. However, there are things to keep in mind when negotiating your contract. Let us help you out!

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Options for Small Businesses

If you run a small business, you probably don’t have extra cash to toss in the pockets of overcharging credit card processors. The goal of diversifying your payment infrastructure should be to see more wins, not the other way around. That’s why we’re here to offer you some advice on how to best save money on your processing. We hope it helps save you a few dollars along the way.

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Minimum Credit Card Purchases Explained

Have you ever walked into a gas station to buy a Pepsi only to find that you had to purchase another item in order to pay with a credit/debit card? It’s one of the more annoying things for customers, but a complete necessity for many merchants. We thought we’d help demystify this process so that we all have a better understanding of why minimum credit card purchases exist.

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Tips for Small Business Owners

If you’re running a small business, there’s probably a lot on your plate without much help. Aside from running day to day operations, you also have to deal with payment processors and make sure not to get cheated out of funds. There are certainly things you can do beforehand to lessen the load, so let ups help get you started.

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How to Save Money on Equipment

Most companies will offer you free equipment just for signing up for their services. When you look at it from their point of view, you can see that it makes a lot of sense to give you a terminal that’s worth a hundred dollars or so when they’re expecting to make at least that much in the first year of you working with them.

However, there are other tricks to making sure you spend as little as possible on processing equipment. We’re here to tell you exactly what those are.

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Traditional Terminals vs. Mobile Card Swipers

In changing times, it’s crucial that merchants adapt in order to compete. The rise of on-the-go shopping has revolutionized the way people make purchases, making it necessary that business find a way to accept mobile payments.

With the use of mobile card readers becoming more and more popular, merchants should note the ways in which they differ from traditional terminals and the similarities they share. What do you prefer?

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Debit Cards vs. Credit Cards Explained

Most people assume knowledge of the difference between credit cards and debit cards without taking into account the intricacies any merchant should know. When selecting a payment processor, it’s crucial that you first know what types of payments your business is looking to accept. With credit card transactions typically being processed at higher rates, it might behoove your business to consider more than one option, especially considering some customers run debit cards through credit, as well. The video below should get you well on your way to understanding the main differences between the two payment types, helping you make the right decision for your revenue flow. Be sure to check back at for more video tips and review our list of the top payment processors for your business needs.

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